How to make it

  • Stir together chopped nuts, cinnamon and sugar. set aside
  • Brush the bottom of a 15x10x1 baking pan with some of the butter
  • Unfold fillo dough (keep remaining dough covered with plastic wrap and a damp towel, removing sheets as you need them)
  • Layer 5 sheets, brushing each sheet with the butter
  • Sprinkle 1-1/2 cups of nut mixture on the 5th layer (after the butter)
  • Repeat this process 2 more times
  • Drizzle any remaning butter on the top
  • Trim edges of dough to fit pan and clean up edges
  • Use a sharp knife to cut thrugh all layers into about 60 diamond shaped pieces
  • Bake at 325* for about 35-45 minutes or until golden brown
  • While cooking make the syrup on the stove.
  • Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to boil
  • Reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes
  • remove cinnamon stick
  • Pour mixture ver backlava immedietly after removing from oven
  • Cool completly to allow syrup to be absorbed by backlava
  • Try to wait at least an hour and then enjoy!

Reviews & Comments 3

Add a Link?

Post a link to another recipe or group by pasting the url into the box where you want it to show up. We'll do the rest.

Post Message or cancel
    " It was excellent "
    rodeogirl73 ate it and said...
    OOhhhh I love Baklava!!! Thanks for sharing the simple recipe! I'm gonna have to make this sometime when the holidays over!!
    Thanks again!
    Was this review helpful? Yes Flag
  • vvskgn 10 years ago
    Thanks for the recipe!
    Was this review helpful? Yes Flag
    " It was excellent "
    organicmama ate it and said...
    This looks wonderful, thank you...
    Was this review helpful? Yes Flag

Maybe List
Hang onto this recipe

while I look at others.

Holding 0 recipes